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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) patients could benefit from heartburn treatment 07/03/2013
People with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) could benefit from taking drugs designed to treat heartburn.

New method to aid treatment of asthma attacks during pregnancy 09/09/2011
Scientists in Australia have developed a new technique for treating pregnant women with asthma, to help cut flare-ups during pregnancy.

Future climate change may increase asthma attacks for children 08/09/2011
Climate change could lead to more asthma-related health problems in children and more emergency room visits over the next ten years.

ERS experts call for coordinated strategy to reduce health burden of lung disease 07/09/2011
The European Respiratory Society (ERS) is calling on policy makers and health professionals to work together to tackle the changes that must be made to reduce the growing impact of lung disease.

Children living with a smoker have more absences from school 06/09/2011
Children who live in a household where they are exposed to tobacco smoke, miss more days off school than children living in smoke-free homes, according to new research.

Scientists discover potential TB vaccine breakthrough 05/09/2011
Scientists have found a potential new vaccine which could help kill the tuberculosis (TB) bacteria.

Antibiotic found to reduce COPD exacerbations 02/09/2011
A common antibiotic could help to reduce the symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to new findings.

Smoking after menopause may increase risk of breast cancer 01/09/2011
Women who smoke after the menopause could be at a higher risk of developing breast cancer.

Women and the poor have lower survival rates for cystic fibrosis 31/08/2011
Women and people from disadvantaged backgrounds with cystic fibrosis continue to die younger than males and people who are more privileged in society, according to the latest findings.

Cholesterol-lowering drugs could help to fight pneumonia 30/08/2011
Drugs which are used to lower cholesterol could be used to help cut deaths from infections such as pneumonia.



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